Resources

Nowhere in the world is there a more comprehensive assemblage of resources for the orchestral conductor than with CODA! With extraordinary ideas and insights on a wide range of relevant topics, CODA Members now have the tools to succeed anywhere!

Initiatives

As the most comprehensive organization for college and university orchestra directors, CODA is dedicated to advancing the art of live symphonic music. CODA initiatives are an important tool to reach across boundaries and connect with other disciplines and cultures.

News

We are happy to bring you important CODA news and CODA Member news- from the Da Capo Newsletter, our official CODA publication, and also from individuals. If you have a news item that you’d like to see published, please send to admin@codaweb.org.

About

CODA, founded only a decade ago by a small group of dedicated conductors, has become an important resource for more than 200 members in 41 U.S. states and across the globe. Learn who we are, where we came from, and where we are going in About.

Resources

Nowhere in the world is there a more comprehensive assemblage of resources for the orchestral conductor than with CODA! With extraordinary ideas and insights on a wide range of relevant topics, CODA Members now have the tools to succeed anywhere!

Promotion & Tenure

CODA’s Promotion and Tenure Task Force has been created to establish standards to be used across the nation in college level institutions, assisting P & T committees to have a better foundation for the evaluation of candidates for promotion and tenure in this field.

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Libraries & Publications

Welcome to Libraries and Publications, the CODA member-supported scholarly materials and publications pages. We know that you will find these resources to be invaluable.

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Program & Repertoire Ideas

Discover program and repertoire ideas through this thorough and varied list of resources, including (1) concert programs submitted by CODA members and organized by categories, (2) a listing of repertoire for less experienced orchestras, and (3) an exhaustive list of sources for repertoire ideas both in print and online. This section concludes with…

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Publishers and Sources of Music Online

Based on the work of Charles Gambetta, this page provides an extensive list of publishers and sources of orchestral music, with links to the respective online presence.

Alfred Music
Purchase scores and parts

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Fundraising & Outreach

Welcome to CODA’s comprehensive site for community building! Content for this page comes from both CODA members and from professional orchestras worldwide- all in the areas of community relationships and fundraising. We hope that these pages will give you the tools you need to successfully build your programs.

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Touring

Tours—both regional and international—have become part and parcel of the collegiate orchestra program. In today’s competitive recruiting environment, orchestra programs are expected to travel in order to attract and retain the best students. As college costs rise, however, so does travel costs-- and the college orchestra director…

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Pedagogical Materials

Looking for innovative teaching ideas or new approaches to pedagogy for your orchestra? CODA members have generously shared their successful strategies for you in these thought-provoking links.

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Graduate Students

Welcome to our new CODA resource page for graduate students! While graduate students in conducting or music education are busy with their studies, it’s important to plan ahead. This resource from our experienced college orchestra directors is an invaluable tool as you prepare for your future in academia. Users…

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